Sting operation unearths 66 grams of ganja, gadgets headed to prison
-Sophia resident taken into custody
A sting operation by ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) in collaboration with the Guyana Prison Service, has lead to the arrest of a Sophia resident after they unearthed ’66 grams of cannabis and several pieces of electronic gadgets’ that officers say were intended to be delivered to an inmate in one of the country’s correctional facilities.
According to the police the items were found in the possession of the female Sophia resident at 17:00hrs on Thursday at a restaurant in Timehri, East Bank Demerara.
She was subsequently arrested.
The authorities say that a plan was being hatched by the 37- year-old suspect to smuggle the items into the Timehri Prison.
The suspect, who is cooperating with investigators, is likely to be arraigned in court as soon as possible, the police outlined.